Boston Marathon – Fear, Fate & Donuts

The oldest and arguably the most famous marathon is the Boston Marathon. It is often referred to as the “grand daddy” of marathons. Marathon runners dream of a Boston qualifying time. As I continued planning for 50 marathons in 50…

Runs In The Family

On June 5, 2010, I got a Facebook invitation from niece Theresa Crance Stangle. She asked if I would like to join her and her sister Rebecca (Becky) Crance at Moline, Illinois for the Quad Cities Marathon. Well, it was…

It's A Marathon Not A Sprint

I was asked to join the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters in May of 2005. I agreed because I knew from my experience of growing up in a single parent home that adult mentors can really make the difference…